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Kibale National Park

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P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
+256 483 444629
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Uganda Kibale Forest National Park: Guided Hiking Day Tour from Kampala
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This park features one of the most diverse primate populations found anywhere.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chimp trekking” (12 reviews)
“small group” (8 reviews)
P. O. Box 188, Kasese, Uganda
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Incredible journey trekking through a forest in search of Chimpanzees. It was one of the best things I have ever done and will remember it for the fantastic close up experience and amazing guide. Couldn't ask for more.

Thank Jacob W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Kibale national park Chimp Habituation. Just thought it was worth highlighting a few points about the day... We asked at the head office prior, what the difference was between habituation and about trekking. It was explained to us that the trekking groups see the chimps...More

6  Thank Ste D
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Started the day looking for the Green-breasted Pitta with success!!! and then walked around looking for the Chimps. Great close-up views of the chimps!!!! Saw many other primates as well as Kibble NP is the Primate Capital of the World with 13 species of primates.

Thank joefischer
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We thought seeing the chimps would be good preparation for our gorilla trek, however meeting these animals was very special in its own right. Nothing could prepare you for your first close primate encounter, it was so relaxing being in their company seeing a mother...More

Thank lancsprop1
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

In kibale, Uganda you can see the chimps in their natural habitat. To find them they drive thru the forest and listen to their sounds. If they hear then you go out of the jeep and start walking. It'd was such a great experience. They...More

Thank Jhuis
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We did the all day Habituation Experience as part of our 7 day trip in Uganda. Our permit was USD 220 per person which had to be paid at the time we booked our trip. The difference between the Habituation and the regular trek is...More

2  Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Short message, if you want to see chimps, go to this park.to fill up 100 letters I say again. If you want to see chimps, go to that oark

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is an escorted trek which requires a permit. The trek was somewhat difficult and steep, but we started seeing chimpanzees fairly soon. At first just a few, but before too long there was a whole troop high up in the trees. The sighting area...More

1  Thank Ferretarchaeologist
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Visiting the chimps in Kibale, I got the distinct feeling, that we are evolutionary very closely related. The big alpha male came down from the trees and sat/lay relaxed on the ground chewing on a straw. I could have done that. Even though I was...More

Thank Per R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The morning starts in the dark at 6.30am with an armed guide (Jessica) escorting our small group into the jungle. It can be a little challenging avoiding tree roots along a mostly flat path so bring a mobile phone or torch. Within thirty to forty...More

2  Thank toddtrippas
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Donna J
7 December 2017|
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Response from Musinguzi H | Reviewed this property |
sorry. they can go to the park for any other activity, but not allowed to track chimps Other activities include * Nature walk * Birding Thank you
3 October 2016|
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Response from macfab | Reviewed this property |
As the trails are fairly easy to negotiate, I think porters aren't necessary. However, if you carry lots of camera-equipment, there'll be people to help you (unfortunately, I do not know how moch they charge)